Organisations of all shapes and sizes need people to make them function.
The range of qualifications required for this type of work is extremely varied, a reasonable level of numeracy and literacy is sufficient for some jobs, whilst others require degrees.
Business, management and administration can be studied at a number of levels, from Apprenticeships leading to NVQs to postgraduate study.
Many jobs demand specialist knowledge and qualifications, such as an understanding of medical or legal terminology, finance or language skills.
Most jobs require people with good organisational skills, who can communicate, deal swiftly and efficiently with different types of paperwork and work well within a team.
IT literacy is important, from typing skills to specialist knowledge of computer programmes.
People can also learn and update their skills as part of a work-based or company sponsored training scheme.
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